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1,000 college teachers attached in Dhaka

Education in government colleges in remote areas stumbles amid severe crisis of teachers as about a thousand of them are attached to renowned colleges in Dhaka and other cities and some towns. Teachers said that most of such... Full story

BNP, Jamaat men allege harassment

The Election Commission has apparently failed to create a level-playing field for all candidates in the ensuing upazila parishad elections with law enforcers and ruling party men allegedly obstructing the campaigns of... Full story

JS secretariat run by officers on deputation

The Jatiya Sangsad Secretariat has become dependent on officers on deputation as 65 of the 117 first-class officials are on deputation from administration, education and information cadres and the rest 52 are its permanent officials. Full story

No reforms in land administration

The government has not taken any steps to reform the land administration since the country’s independence although recommendations were made in this regard about 13 years ago. The Bangladesh Land... Full story

BB decides funding mode for Padma bridge

Bangladesh Bank has finalised the financing modalities of foreign currency to be spent in five years, banking solely on internal resources in constructing the country’s largest Padma multi-purpose bridge. Foreign currency worth nearly... Full story

Kejriwal announces resignation

The Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, announced his resignation Friday to protest the blocking of an anti-corruption bill, fewer than 50 days after taking power in the Indian capital. ‘My cabinet has decided that we... Full story

ADB says ‘no’ to technical help request

The Asian Development Bank has expressed its reservation in providing technical assistance sought by the government for construction of the Padma Bridge with its own finance, officials said. The Manila-based multilateral donor... Full story


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